Chess Problems in Small Basic

Today I’d like to introduce two chess problems posted in Small Basic forum.  You can use Unicode characters for chessmen in Small Basic programs.  e.g. ♟, ♞, ♝, ♜, ♛ and ♚. Knight’s Tour The original post is here by Yvan Leduc.  This problem is also picked up in the challenge of this month. A knight’s…

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Small Basic Program Gallery – Listed By Category

12/08/15 UPDATE: Oculus Rift Ball Bounce and Batting Practice (games), Database Sample and Wavelength to RGP Converter (Productivity), Clown: Parsed Pixels (Graphical), and Pendulum (Sciences). On 11/17/15: Small Block Builder and Triple Six (Games). On 10/21/15: Pendulum Clock 2 (Graphical). On 9/3/13: Eora Duck Hunt. On 8/31: Starfield Simulator 2 (Graphical). On 7/8: Walking Man (Graphical). On…

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Text to Binary Converter – Small Basic Featured Program

Ha! I saw an episode of “Big Bang Theory” where they were arguing over the binary translation of English (how many zeros and ones there should be). Amir had made a Decimal to Binary converter that I featured, and I mentioned that a text to binary converter would be pretty sweet.   Well now (through…


Vigenère Cipher – Small Basic Featured Program

From Wikipedia: “The Vigenère cipher is a method of encrypting alphabetic text by using a series of different Caesar ciphers based on the letters of a keyword… The first well documented description of a polyalphabetic cipher was formulated by Leon Battista Alberti around 1467 and used a metal cipher disc to switch between cipher alphabets.”…

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Decimal to Binary Converter – Small Basic Featured Program

Ever want to convert a decimal number to binary? A binary number to decimal? No? Well now you can anyway!!! =^) http://smallbasic.com/smallbasic.com/program/?THJ835 Amir CPS created this sweet converter for us. Amir created it in VB first and then in Small Basic. To start, just enter 1 to convert binary and 2 to convert decimal. Have…

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Small Music Player – Small Basic Featured Program

Today we’re featuring Music Player (info) – by Amir CPS, NaochanON, and Absolu  What started as this… Quickly evolved (thanks to Amir and Absolu)…    Above Version – Update : FXJ606    Above Version – Import Code : BGV706     Import: TKQ922-3   Import TKQ922-5    Import: QTD813   So there you go! Check out the evolution on this forum thread! The latest version (import…

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Queens Chess Challenge – Small Basic

Make sure you check out LitDev’s January challenges. Here’s more info about Amir CPS‘s Challenge: 8-Queens! The 8-Queens problem in chess is to place 8 queens on a chess board such that none of the queens is threatening any of the others.  The problem is to input the 8 columns of the queens on the rows of…

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LED Display – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is the LED Display from Amir CPS. Thanks to LitDev for nominating the program here. The Forum thread that explains this program (and gives you the code): http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbasic/thread/3cf9385b-fdb0-4f42-9436-21d95e778903#b617a188-4fb0-40ea-b64e-135113640f9a Modify it to show your own message! Modified version: ZRL837   An earlier version:   Here’s a text example:   Thanks to Amir for…


Small Basic Program Gallery

12/08/15 UPDATE: Oculus Rift Ball Bounce, Batting Practice, Database Sample, Wavelength to RGP Converter, Clown: Parsed Pixels, and Pendulum.  On 11/17/15: Added several Science related programs, Triple Six, and Small Block Builder. On 9/3/13: Added Eora Duck Hunt. On 6/29: Added SBCraft. On 6/12: Added String Searcher. On 5/22: Added Abacus Beads, Chomper, Go Simulator, Minesweeper,…